ORGANIZATION THEORY

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2015/2016
Year: 
3
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Credits: 
6
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
40
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (40 hours)
Requirements: 

No one

Final Examination: 
Orale

The exam is in written form, based on open question. The evaluation consider the correctness of the answers, their completeness, the capability to develop logial argumentation and that to use concrete example.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

To develop knowledge on organizational aspects of modern enterprise. The course is an introduction to the organizational design of an enterprise linked to strategic choices of the firm and the usage of the technological lever. Some lessons are focused on organizational behavior as complementary discipline to organization.

Frontal lessons, case study, enterprise testimonial. It is compulsory the use of elearning platform (Moodle).

Description and analysis of organizational variables in an enterprise.
Macros and micros structure.
Organizational solutions to manage environment and work inside the enterprise.
Organizational theories evolution.
Inter-organizational relationships.
Organizational technologies.
Fundamentals of organizational behavior: the person, the group, the enterprise system.

Assessment

Students will have a written final exam (open questions) on the items of the course. There will be no distinctions between attending and not attending student. Erasmus student can ask to do the written exam also in English language.

About work activities you have to consider: lesson 40 hours; examination 1 hour; individual work/study about 100 hours

Book for exam: Daft Richard, "Organization Theory and design", last edition South-Western College Publishing, chap. 1 - 8. Slides and materials published by teachers on elearning platform.

Suggested: Tosi-Pilati, Organizational Behaviour, McGraw Hill, 2012.

The teaching methods is base on traditional lessons and the discussion of enteprise case history. Students have to read before the lesson tha case or the example proposed by the teacher in the detailed course calendar.

For further informations alfredo.biffi@uninsubria.it

The detailed course calendar is published on elearning platform

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